[Cincinnati,Ohio ∙ June 3, 2019] The Trustees of Cincinnati Christian University are pleased to announce that Jeffrey Derico has been appointed Dean, Russell School of Ministry effective June 1, 2019.
Derico is a two-time graduate of Cincinnati Christian University (CCU), having earned an undergraduate degree in Christian Ministries and a Master of Arts in Theological Studies. He continued to earn a PhD in Leadership from Andrews University. Derico has served as Minister of Adult Discipleship at Indian Creek Christian Church in Indianapolis, Indiana in addition to multiple roles at CCU including Executive Director of Enrollment, Director of Academic Strategies, and Content Specialist for the Center for Church Leadership. He has also served as an adjunct instructor at CCU for more than 15 years. He and his wife, Carrie, have been married for 21 years and have three children.